Derrick Kitts is a former Republican state representative and campaign consultant from Hillsboro, Oregon. In the Oregon Legislature Kitts served as the Majority Whip and chairman, of the House Rules Committee. Prior to serving in the legislature, Kitts worked for the U.S. House of Representatives as Political Director for U.S. Rep. Joe Scarborough (R-FL). Currently, Kitts resides in New York, New York where he works as Senior Director of Partnership Marketing for msnbc.